College of Arts and Sciences, USF

Forms

These forms are specifically for College of Arts and Sciences students. If you have any questions on completing or submitting any of these forms, please contact (813) 974-6957.

Declaration of Major Process

  • Declaration/Change of Major
    This process is available online. With this form you can request to declare or change your CAS major.
  • Declaration of Major and Other Important info for Former Student Returning
    When you return to USF, you will not be required to attend orientation. However, you are responsible for learning any new USF Policy and Procedures which may have been added or changed since you last attended. Be sure to read over the information on this link carefully before officially declaring your major.
  • Leaving or Dropping Your CAS Major
    If you are interested in changing your major to another College (i.e. The Arts, Business, Behavioral & Community Sciences, Education, Engineering, Nursing, or Public Health) there is no need to notify CAS.

Registration Process

  • Overload Request
    Students are allowed to take a maximum number of 18 credit hours per semester in the fall and spring and 14 credit hours in the summer. If you wish to go over that amount of credit hours, you will need to complete this online form.
  • Time Conflict
    Sometimes courses may have times that overlap and OASIS will not let you register for them. Only in rare circumstances will USF permit students to register for courses that are scheduled to meet at the same time or overlapping times.  Examples can include:
    • 2 courses required for graduation, last semester for student, and one starts at the same time as the other one ends
    • 1 course has a required common exam time which students only need to attend 4 or less times throughout the semester

    To request a time conflict exception, you will need to complete the above online form.  Time Conflict forms cannot be submitted prior to registration or after registration is over.
    Time Conflict requests must be processed through the college with professor approval.   Response time to your request will vary based on availability of faculty member.  If you have not received a response in 1 week (5 business days), then it is recommended that you follow up with the faculty members for their feedback.

  • Transient Form (thru FLVC.org)
    USF Students who take courses at another accredited institution of higher learning are considered "Transient" students. To receive approval and confirmation of how those courses will transfer back to USF, you will need to complete the online FACTS.org Transient form. USF students are expected to complete their coursework at USF. Students who wish to request to take courses at another institution must submit the online Transient form prior to registering for courses at another institution. Students should use the comment section of the online form to explain the purpose of taking coursework at another institution. To be eligible for approval, the courses you are requesting to take at another institution must meet the following criteria:
    1. Course(s) must be necessary for graduation in current declared major. This can include courses which are prerequisite courses necessary to take other major required courses. -and-
    2. Either: (a) Course(s) are not available at USF and are academically necessary to be taken this semester. This can include courses not offered at USF this semester, courses which are full at USF this semester, or courses which overlap with another required course. -or-(b) Student has an uncontrollable, necessary, and documnetable reason which prevents the student from being available to take courses at USF.
  • Graduation Verification Letter Request Form
    This form is to request an official letter stating that you have completed or are about to complete all requirements for graduation. This is ONLY for undergraduate students. If you are a graduate student, please contact your department for a letter. Please note that if you’re looking for a letter that states you have completed graduation requirements please submit this request after final grades have posted in OASIS.
  • S/U Contract
    If you wish to take a course in exchange for an "S" (Satisfactory) or "U" (Unsatisfactory) grade. It is considered an agreement between you and the professor and does not need to be submitted to any university office. Simply have the professor sign and make a copy for each other. "S/U" grading does not affect your GPA at all, however understand that an S/U grade will not satisfy the following requirements:
    • Gordon Rule
    • FKL Requirements
    • USF's BA Foreign Language Requirement
    Check with your advisor to find out whether certain classes can be taken "S/U". This form is available in the department offering the course.
  • Undergraduate Student Grievance Procedures
    In cases where you and your professor have some sort of disagreement and you wish to complain, there is a series of steps you should follow. This form will outline the steps to guide your way.

 

Academic Regulations Petitions (ARC) forms for College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) students
All ARC Petitions for CAS students can be turned in to BEH201 or faxed to our front desk at 813-974-4075

Late Add
Forms Required for Late Adds are:
ARC - Late Add/Drop, Withdrawals
ARC - Instructor's Documentation
ARC Late Add Personal Statement Worksheet
ARC - Medical Documentation (if necessary)

Late Add FAQs

Step-by-Step Instructions for Late Add

Late Drop/Withdrawals, and Withdraw Limit Exemption
Forms Required for Late Drop/Withdrawals and Withdraw Limit Exemption:
ARC - Late Add/Drop, Withdrawals
ARC - Instructor's Documentation
ARC Exceed Withdraw Limit Personal Statement Worksheet or ARC Late Withdraw Personal Statement Worksheet
ARC - Medical Documentation (if necessary)

Late Withdraw FAQs

Step-by-Step Instructions for Late Withdraw

Step-by-Step Instructions for Exceed Withdraw Limit Petition

Academic Reinstatement After Academic Dismissal
CAS has constructed the ARC Academic Renewal I/II Process Guide to create the smoothest and most informative process possible for students.
Forms required for Academic Reinstatement After Academic Dismissal:
ARC - Reinstatement After Academic Dismissal
ARC - Academic Advising Record for Reinstatement
ARC Academic Renewal Personal Statement Worksheet
ARC - Medical Documentation (if necessary)


  • Please take note ARC personal Statement Worksheets: (all of the personal statement worksheet guides are in Microsoft Word format, if a different format is needed to view these documents please email cas-arc@usf.edu)
  • Students who have questions or concerns about the ARC process can email the Committee at cas-arc@usf.edu. Students may also elect to schedule an appointment to meet with Andrew Bird, the CAS ARC Representative, by using eScheduler and selecting “College of Arts and Sciences ARC petitions – Tampa” as the area.

    If you have a U#, you can access eScheduler here: http://eschedule.forest.usf.edu/login.aspx
    If you do not have a U#, you can access eScheduler here: http://eschedule.forest.usf.edu/NonStudentLogin.aspx

     


More Information regarding petition process can be found at:
http://www.ugs.usf.edu/arc/Information regarding the reinstatement process can be found at:
http://www.ugs.usf.edu/arc/reinstatement.htm

 

The following forms are available through the Registrar's Office.

    • Address Change Form
    • Audit Form
    • Enrollment Certification Request Form
    • Fee Adjustment Form
    • Guide For Non-Degree Seeking Students
    • Grade Forgiveness Request Form
    • Graduation Application
    • Late Registration Fee Waiver Form
    • Mandatory Immunization And Medical History Form
    • Name Change Form
    • Non-Degree Seeking Student Application
    • Replacement Diploma Request Form
    • Request For Reclassification Form
    • Schedule of Classes Narrative
    • Social Security Number Correction Request Form
    • State Employee Tuition Waiver Request Form
    • Student Privacy Request Form
    • Student Self-Declared Data Form
    • Summer Enrollment Requirement Waiver Application
    • Transcript Request Form
    • Withdrawal Application